Foundation / Corporation
Michigan Institute for Clinical and Health Research (MICHR) and Community-Based Organization Partners (CBOP)
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Grants of up to $5,000 and grants of up to $10,000 to Michigan IHEs partnering with organizations in eligible communities for studies relating to healthcare. Funding is intended to support innovative projects that engage local communities and collaborative efforts, with preference given to information sharing and communication, special populations, social-behavioral mental health interventions, and more. The program aims to build the capacity to conduct research that addresses community health priorities in the City of Flint.
The Michigan Institute for Clinical & Health Research (MICHR) has partnered with Community-Based Organization Partners (CBOP) to establish a funding opportunity to address health issues in Flint. This award will fund community-engaged research partnerships and projects addressing community health priorities in the City of Flint. It is important to note the vitality of the partnership is as important as the quality of the research. The aim is to enhance and build the capacity of community-academic teams to conduct research, utilizing principles of community-engaged research (e.g. shared power, mutual respect), community-based participatory research (e.g. equitable involvement in all phases) and multi-disciplinary approaches utilizing diverse forms of collaboration.
Applicants should consider addressing one or more of the community-identified health need(s) listed below. The priorities are intentionally broad to allow teams to develop innovative ideas and research projects. Additional community priorities (not listed) may be addressed in proposals. Applicants may also focus on more than one priority.
Goals: The goal is to strengthen the capacity of the Flint community to engage in, and benefit from the translational research enterprise.
Expected Outcomes: This funding opportunity works toward 1) supporting projects that will lead to an increased number of sustainable and equitable community-academic partnerships and 2) addressing community health priorities. For larger awards, measurements of the impact on health is also expected.
Applicants may request funding for partnership development activities (e.g. building relationships, exploring areas of shared interest) or for conducting small-scale research projects.
GrantWatch ID#: 188049
Number of Possible Awardees: 8
Applications may request up to:
1) $5,000 for partnership development activities, or
2) $10,000 for research projects.
The funding period for both types of applications is one year. All funds must be spent by the end of the one-year funding period.
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
For more details and to access the online application portal: https://umms.infoready4.com/#competitionDetail/1803100
For technical support, please contact Laura Hessler (firstname.lastname@example.org or 615-6575).
For questions, please contact MICHR’s Flint Connector Athena McKay at email@example.com.
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